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Archer Students Accept XPRIZE Challenge

Local students tackling complex world problems? Yes, please! The Archer School for Girls in Brentwood let us know that they’ve recently launched a challenge with the prestigious XPRIZE Foundation, inviting Archer’s middle school students to design innovative solutions to food sustainability problems. Students in grades 6-8 who accept the challenge will use Archer’s exploratory X-Block period … Read Article

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The Globetrotters Come to Town

The distinctive sounds of “Sweet Georgia Brown” will be heard in Southern California this month as the Harlem Globetrotters mark their annual West Coast visit. Along with hearing that familiar tune (the team’s signature song since the early ’50s), fans will be treated to the team’s major hoops skills and on-court antics. This year marks a special tour for the Globetrotters, as the team is … Read Article

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Have a National Parks Adventure Here at Home

Soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks and explore other-worldly realms in America’s most legendary outdoor places – guided by the pleasantly rugged voice of actor Robert Redford – when the IMAX film National Parks Adventure comes to the California Science Center beginning Feb. 12. The film promises an action-packed celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park … Read Article

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José-Luis Orozco Plays a Pre-Grammy Show

The 58th annual Grammy Awards will be announced Feb. 15. This year’s nominees for Best Children’s Album are Gustafer Yellowgold’s Dark Pie Concerns, Tim Kubart’s Home, Lori Henriques’ How Great Can This Day Be, Billy Kelly & Molly Ledford’s Trees and Southern California’s own José-Luis Orozco for ¡Come Bien! Eat Right! We asked Orozco about his Grammy nomination, his latest album and his … Read Article